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E2K public calendar in Portal

  Asked By: Ganesh    Date: Aug 11    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1314

Is there a way to put a public calendar from E2K in the portal? You know, kind of like the smart inbox plug-in....

IN short I need to make a public calendar available to all of our folks
who go to the portal.



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Mitchel Villarreal     Answered On: Aug 11

Microsoft is aware that they have an outstanding issue with the
collaboration of the Calendar webPart.

You are probably getting the 404 error. It means that something is wrong
in the collaboration of the web part and the MS Outlook.

To overcome this issue, just go to the SharePoint Gallery, on the
MSDN-Microsoft site and download the web part. Then just import it like
any other web part.

Web part Gallery:

Answer #2    Answered By: Ranu Badhan     Answered On: Aug 11

but what I am trying to do is utilize a public
folder calendar. Unless I am missing something the web parts only deal
with private mailbox calendars.

I guess I could create a mailbox with a private calendar  and give
everyone rights.....

Answer #3    Answered By: Irene Moss     Answered On: Aug 11


OR just use a web part to point to your OWA server

I've tried both and they work ok.

Answer #4    Answered By: John Scott     Answered On: Aug 11

3 options:
1. Make a group and email to the group. They will all get it.
2. Your suggestion about the mailbox with rights to everyone.
3. Write a web part that is a Calendar / Public message board.

My opinion is that 1 is the right answer.

Answer #5    Answered By: Donald Torres     Answered On: Aug 11

Yes, you should be able to make a public  folder calendar  without
downloading any web parts.

All you do is get the HTTP URL for the public folder and create the web
part under "Create a New Web Part". I do it all the time for team
calendars that are in the PFs. The default view is what is set in the

Answer #6    Answered By: Courtney Scott     Answered On: Aug 11

I figured it was a bone head question.....since I am in so deep
into looking like a neophyte......is there some way to autosize the link
to the screen size instead of forcing a certain pixel height?

Answer #7    Answered By: Jagdeep Hor     Answered On: Aug 11

If you don't set a fixed height, I have found that it auto-sizes way
taller than I think it should. For me, I always set them to a fixed
height of 250.

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